|November 14, 2014||1st||2nd||Final|
Fort Hays State
|Stats at a Glance||FHSU||BSUW|
|FG Percentage||.386 (27-70)||.382 (26-68)|
|3P FG Percentage||.292 (7-24)||.364 (8-22)|
|FT Percentage||.476 (10-21)||.833 (5-6)|
Bohuslvasky - 9
Faxon - 2
Reichert - 1
Cordes - 1
Pelzer - 1
ST.PAUL, Minn. – The Bemidji State University women's basketball team opened its regular season play against Fort Hays State University at the Radisson Hotel Roseville Classic in St. Paul, Minn. A close battle but the Beavers fell, 71-65.
Tatum Sheley led the Beavers as she put up 16 of the 31 points off the bench. She was 6-of-11 from the field and 4-of-7 from three-point range on the night. Sheley also marked four rebounds, one assist and one block. With 15 seconds remaining in the game, Sheley gave a spark to the Beavers as she hit a three-pointer to keep BSU close, down 69-65.
Shooting 6-of-9 from the field and 2-of-5 from the arch, Aimee Pelzer charted 14 points for second on the team. Pelzer brought in five rebounds and dished two assists in 29 minutes of play. Emily Reichert posted career highs and led the Beavers in rebounds (8) and assists (7).
Bemidji State kept it a close game although they were unable to take a lead. BSU shot 45.7 percent (16-35) from the field in the second half while having gone 41.7 percent (5-12) from three-point range in the first half. The Beavers finished the night making five of six free throws and charted four steals and 39 rebounds.
Kate Lehman just missed a double-double for the evening, pacing the Tigers with 24 points and nine rebounds – adding three blocks in 29 minutes on the floor. Beth Bohuslavsky matched the rebounding effort with nine boards of her own, adding five points and a team-high seven assists.
Jill Faxon's was second on the Tigers squad hitting 21 points as she went 5-of-9 from three-point range while pulling down six rebounds and dishing out five assists.
The Beavers (0-1, 0-0 NSIC) will be back in action Saturday, Nov. 15 as they take on Pittsburg State University to end the Radisson Hotel Roseville Classic. Tip off is set for 3 p.m. from the Gangelhoff Center on the campus of Concordia University, St. Paul.
Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).